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pleasanton police. >> oakland mayor is looking for federal aid while in washington this week to attend the national conference of mayors and president obama's inauguration on monday. the mayor is planning to meet with several law enforcement agencies to secure and expand federal support to oakland police and the city's crime-fighting effort and is asking governor brown to extend the assistance oakland has been getting from the highway patrol. brown said oakland has to find out what they want. some in oakland want zero police. the leadership of that city has to show the way. brown is a former mayor of oakland. >> people dining out in san francisco will be able to access a restaurant health ratings at their fingertips. the consumer review site "yelp" will post health ratings online. it is a good way to get government information to the public. abc7's reporter will have a live report next year on that partnership. >> the weather forecast, now. it sounds like a broken record, or for the young people, the cd is skipping. >> the cd is stuck. >> mike nicco, our meteorologist , will explain wh
>>> we are life in oakland -- we are live in oakland where the police chief is pushing for outside help to fight crime but not everyone is fired up about it. >>> a deadly helicopter crash in england. what we have learned about the accident that briefly caused panic all across great britain. >>> we are live at san jose international airport where a new aircraft is grounded. we'll tell you what happened, where it happened, and why it's effecting flights here. >>> plus the big speech now just hours away. president obama is about to unvail his plan to reduce gun violence. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning january 16th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic. first we go to steve. steve, i'm feeling a change is coming. >> a very slow change but it's coming. we still have 20s and 30s on the lows. i don't think anything will come close to what we had on sunday. but still when you get 28 santa rosa. 29 livermore. each day the temps are inching upward. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. we
downtown oakland and other spots but it's not cause anything major traffic problems. that traffic is looking good. also the morning commute is going to be off to a good start if you are driving in san francisco along northbound 101 approaching the 80 split. now let's go back to the the desk. >>> oakland's public safety committee approved a controversial crime fighting plan opinion the vote came last night. tara moriarty joins us live from oakland city hall. tara, good morning. >> good morning opinion it got pretty heated. people on potato sides of the issue really take -- people on both sides of the issue really taking a stand. they had to tell one of the sides to settle down repeatedly. angry protestors repeatedly heckled police chief howard jordan and other supporters of this controversial crime fighting plan. it would include hiring former los angeles police chief william as a consultant for $250,000. the demonstrators say he would bring a racist crime fighting policy to the table. >> he told his officers that they should patrol as such. >> i'm the guy that gets to decide which
>>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor talking. >>> it's cold out there but not as cold as sunday morning. we'll explain why. >>> we're live in santa clara one of the city's in the bay area that is waiting for the flu to strike. we'll tell you how bad the situation is here. >>> plus how last week's oil tanker accident could lead to permanent changes in the san francisco bay. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. january 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is here. steve, pam said knock it off with the cold. [ laughter ] she said knock it off. >> slowly. we have enough of a breeze. clear skies and temperatures today will be in the 50s or upper 40s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. westbound interstate 80 looks pretty good. also the morning commute is looking good if you are driving on westbound bay bridge approach. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> in the news this morning gunfire at a birthday party last night capped off yet another viole
right now. a police chase that ended with the dramatic car crash in oakland just a few hours ago. six people rushed to the hospital as we just got word that one of the passengers, they have died. ktvu alex savage is live for us, including the man hunt underway right now. alex? >> reporter: police at this point are looking for the driver of the suv, but i also want to tell you here that the sergeant on scene, they have confirmed toney a 19-year-old man was killed in this crash here. he was a passenger inside this stolen suv you're looking at right now. it was being chased this morning by chp officers. the suv was packed with eight people inside, coming down this hill when the driver lost control and slammed into a tree. here was the scene around 3:30 this morning here on the drive in oakland. paramedics transported six passengers with various injuries. one of them later died. the pursue all began when police tried topping this suv when the driver of the suv took off. chp officers picked up the pursuit on the freeway in oakland. it's unclear if alcohol was involved here, but the sergean
in milbrae, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> good to hear she's going to be okay. thank you, kira. oakland police are investigating a shooting that left two people injured. police responded to 68th avenue and mcarthur believed at 5:30 yesterday afternoon after neighbors reported hearing gunshots gunshots a neighbor told abc7 news off-camera that a local cable technician ran to her for cover right after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here and he said it was gunshots can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. my kids was already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away at edwards and near i-580. investigators believe that's where the victims crashed their car after being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night near gurneville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that
>>> we are live in oakland where a controversial crime fighting plan drew a heated response at a city hall meeting last night. we'll tell you why the police chief got booed. >>> san jose police are searching for a man who tried to abduct a little girl right in front of her home. we'll tell you just how brazen this attempted kidnapping was. >>> i'm not telling you anything you don't already know. it's cold out there again but will temperatures continue to warm up? >> also in a couple hours president obama will tell us his plan for reducing gun violence in america. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day wednesday, january 16th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. steve paulson is here. and i guess we talked about it a tiny bit warmer. >> a tad warmer. >> it is cold. 20s and 30s. it's getting a little better each day here for some. temperatures right now 20s concord. livermore 27. santa rosa 29. it's darn cold out there. it will be a little warmer near 60 for a few. oakland d
, to a follow-up on a breaking story we brought you at 6:00, a fire ignited by squatters in oakland this evening. drivers of nearby interstate 80 could see the fire as they passed by. police arrested three people that climbed on a nearby rooftop on escape the frames. -- escape the flames. we were told seven people were living inside the vacant house. >> it was abandoned and they were all sharing housing. and they all trained each other how to get out in case of emergency. >> the flames were hard to put out because the stairs inside were destroyed. it was too dangerous for firefighters to go in. despite how difficulty it was, no one was hurt. >> bill bratton is coming to oakland. his focus, how to reduce crime with community involvement. more on why the community is divided on his new role. >> after living in oakland for 56 years, ray got caught in a hail of bullets. >> we were screaming and the guns were firing away. and all total, they shot around 17 rounds at the cars. hitting my car, and striking my vehicle seven times. >> he is the policy adviser for larry reed, the shooting makes the heated
. >>> oakland can add a super cop to the payroll in an effort to fight violent crime or they might like to. bill bratton led police departments in both new york and los angeles. and he is ready to help oakland for a substantial fee of course. but as anne makovec reports, not everyone is rolling out the red carpet for him, right? >> reporter: that is true. last night a committee did approve the contract but they didn't confirm that bratton is going to be the man. the council has been ordered to look at alternatives because bratton has been raising some eyebrows with comments basically in support of "stop & frisk." that is a policy that some other police departments across the country are using. bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york. and he is a proponent of an officer's right to search anyone if there is reasonable suspicion that the person is involved in any sort of criminal activity and with murder rates at alarming levels, we have talked four murders in oakland just last friday, the council has been considering a $250,000 contract t
in oakland at 9:00 in a hotel. officers say he surrendered peacefully. he is accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. the 25-year-old starr lamare, she has three small children, was dating oliver. her smoldering sweater was lying in street after she ripped it off. this is an image that was so disturbing for the witnesses. they say it was horrible to watch her run and scream and trying to get sweater off. this happened sunday afternoon. witnesses say the couple was arguing and oliver got gasoline and he pored it on on starr lamare and lit her on fire. she has burns to her face and she will probably be in the hospital for four to five months. one of her sisters told me that she was hoping he would be caught alive. she said she thought debt was too easy and she wants him to sit in jail and think about her sister. he now is in jail and bliss will charge him with arson and attempted murder. live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> thankthank you, this morninge bar pilot who was guiding an oil tanker that scraped the bay bridge yesterday is due to face investigators' questions. the tanke
, this is abc7 news. >> oakland city leaders will make a major announcement. good morning, i am eric thomas. >> i am kristen sze. they will take steps to get help fighting crime in the wake of a rash of violence since friday when nine shoot spring -- shootings have been killed. four have died. and now, amy? >> kristen, this is where a three-year-old was shot to death in 2011. the community was outraged. a mural is dedicated to him. today, the community is outraged again. the police chief and the mayor will leave downtown and come to international boulevard and hold a press conference in front of the mural and address the violence this weekend. >> there are high hopes throughout the community that significant change will be announced at the press conference. the police chief and mayor will address the violent weekend. four were shot to death on friday. 11 were shot over the week end. they all survived. >> there is a public safety crisis in oakland. >> the police union president is hoping to hear more resources are directed to the police department. >> we are close to 600 officers and more th
caught fire after he lit a candle to stay warm. in oakland, black ice blamed for spin outs, causing police to shut down the street. news chopper 2 over the area this morning. >> reporter: and back here, the ice rink wrapped up one of its busiest seasons ever thanks to the cold temperatures. a few groups will practice this week before a private event on saturday closes out the season. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> rosemary orozco is here now with the freeze concerns. it is cold. >> it will be another frosty night across the bay area. bring in the pets. be prepared. temperatures are tumbling. napa 36 degrees already. napa warmed into the 50s earlier. clear skies. light winds aand that is a recipe for old -- and that is a recipe for cold over night weathers. tomorrow morning till 9:00 a.m., we have a frost advisory. widespread low 30s. purple indicating 20s. mid-20s. upper 20s. valley locations, north, east, south bay, a look at the handful of temperatures, 25 degrees in petaluma. 27 in walnut creak. 20s napa, livermore. 30s oakland and 40 in san francisco. tonight will be one of
're going to win the super bowl. >> even workers from the oakland airport posed for a photo and a cheer as the charter jet taxied off the airport fire department gave the team a water salute to send them off. now, the 49ers are expected to land in new orleans a little after 8:00 our time and also expected to hold a news conference after their arrival. more on that at 11:00. live in santa clara, abc7 news. >> ama: this is from the nfl network. this is new orleans international airport. the team has arrived, and everyone is getting off the plane now. so the team has arrived in new orleans. getting geared up for the super bowl a lot going on this week. of course we always have you covered. i wish i could tell you i was coming off the plane, but maybe shu can tell you who they were. the 49ers are the and ready to take care of business, and a team from abc7 is getting ready to get to new orleans. shu is a former 49ers and will be wearing his super bowl ring. they'll bring you the best coverage and we'll be beating behind the scene updates. >>> in other news, man is in jail, charged with atte
the nimitz 880 at oakland no delay between hayward and downtown. that's a check of "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> oakland city leaders are calling for a state of emergency in the city after a deadly weekend. and today, oakland city leaders and police are expected to announce a plan of action on how to deal with the gun violence. five people were shot at on seminary drive last night, multiple people injured, no one killed. there were a total of three nonfatal shootings yesterday. on friday, four people were killed in separate incidents. no arrests have been made. some city leaders say it's time to bring in the national guard to patrol the streets and many residents support that idea. >> even if they make us uncomfortable, anything -- but we are open to exploring ideas. >> i'm okay with that. let's do it! two thumbs up on that. let's do it! >> six people have already been killed in oakland so far in the new year. >>> two oakland men accused of a double homicide last fall are expected to enter pleas this afternoon. 15-year-
. livermore is 29. oakland is 40. it will be in the 50s and 60s to even upper 60s near 70 toward santa cruz. here is sal. >>> steve, we have a problem on the peninsula i will get to in a moment. on the golden gate bridge the traffic does look good heading south. i want to show you the maps here if i can. there is a big problem on the peninsula southbound 280 at wood side road. car and several deer on the road collided. injury crash. and now the freeway is almost entirely blocked. you can take 101 as your alternative. we will have more on this coming up in a few. let's go back to the desk. >>> last night firefighters in hayward discovered an unresponsive woman after an apartment house caught fire. apartment fire. alex savidge is there. >> reporter: good morning. this woman hospitalized right now is what we understand. we are working right now to get more information from the hayward fire department on her exact condition. this was an elderly woman. she was pulled out of her second story apartment here. this is the second story unit we are showing you right now. last night. the woman suffered
>>> we are live in oakland where police had just done a raid on this home. >>> another cold one out there. what about any sun, clouds, or showers? we'll talk about that as we look into the weekend. >>> we're live from san jose where they are celebrating their first direct flight to asia in several years. but questions are being asked about the 757. we'll tell you about the investigation being launched today. >>> plus overnight news for marin county. officers still on the scene of a deadly attack. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday, january 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us again this morning. it is friday, it is cold. let's check in with steve. >> it is cold, breezy you two. a lot of 30s and 40s. if it wasn't for that breeze it would be colder. couple showers possible. i think even inland could be a little bit more in the way of cloud buildups today. upper 40s and low 50s. here is sal. >>> traffic on highway 4 bay point you can see it moving along pretty well. san franci
and they are expected to be okay. the truck driver cooperated with police and was not charged. >>> in oakland tonight the city is getting closer to high level help to fight violent crime. the first step was taken toward hiring a police consult at the present time with a -- consultant with a big time resume. alan wang is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd la is fa
with police and was not charged. >>> in oakland tonight the city is getting closer to high level help to fight violent crime. the first step was taken toward hiring a police consult at the present time with a -- consultant with a big time resume. alan wang is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd la is facing a crime epidemic. just last friday four people wer
end. they all survived. >> there is a public safety crisis in oakland. >> the police union president is hoping to hear more resources are directed to the police department. >> we are close to 600 officers and more than 200 less than we were a couple of years ago. we have seen the ensuing violence much. >> i look forward to a clear direction for my police chief. >> the new city council says if the chief says it is time to bring in the national guard that is what the city should do. >> everyone in the city of oakland is serious and will not tolerate this. we are looking for action. that has been made very clear to our police chief. there is no more talk about it making excuses or explaining. we want action from his officers and from him as the leader of the police department. >> we hope they have a solution about crime. hopefully, they can get the word out we need to stop the violence. >> june lives in oakland. she hears the gun shots. she worries about her two sons. she, too, will watch for results from the announcement. >> i will want to get out here and get out there and stop the vi
oakland, redwood city and santa rosa. here is sal. >>> you can see it is looking pretty good no major problems come together concord avenue and on the san mateo bridge, that traffic is looking good. let's go back to the desk. >>> right now we are looking at breaking news, they are looking at a fire not far from the carquinez bridge. it started shortly before 4:00 a.m. in the city of crocket. alex savage is out at the scene getting some new information, alex? >> reporter: good morning and this fire is still actively fighting right now. in fact they sort of took a defensive posture on this. i want to show you quickly from our vantage point, this is where it is located actually out on the water. it is a pier that is burning right now and fire crews have to spray water. certainly a lot of access issues and they are bridging in a boat and the coast guard to assist to get this fire fully under control. i want to bring it to you at this point with the crocket fire department. first tell me exactly what is burning here. >> what we have is a very old pier that was once occupied. it is not occ
hours can add up to millions in losses. >>> breaking news more violence in oakland. that's on top of 10 other shootings since friday. olympic oakland -- oakland city is about to make an announcement. >> five people were hit in a spray of bullets tonight. one neighbor heard a number of shots. >> i heard anything between six and 12 shots. i was in the house washing dishes. >> oakland police are trying to get a handle on four deadly shootings. from sky 7hd you can see officers where one of the victims was hit. in the wake of the violence, oakland's vice mayor called for a state of emergency in the city. newly elected city councilmember supports that call. >> that directive is being given to the administrator to work with our legal council to approach jerry brown. >> the city leaders wrapped up a conference call to coordinate what they say is a major announcement tomorrow. a spokesperson says the public deserves a strong and fast reaction to the violence on friday. that conference call wrapped up and shots were fired in this neighborhood. as police collected clues from the latest shooting,
a few hours can add up to millions in losses. >>> breaking news more violence in oakland. that's on top of 10 other shootings since friday. olympic oakland -- oakland city is about to make an announcement. >> five people were hit in a spray of bullets tonight. one neighbor heard a number of shots. >> i heard anything between six and 12 shots. i was in the house washing dishes. >> oakland police are trying to get a handle on four deadly shootings. from sky 7hd you can see officers where one of the victims was hit. in the wake of the violence, oakland's vice mayor called for a state of emergency in the city. newly elected city councilmember supports that call. >> that directive is being given to the administrator to work with our legal council to approach jerry brown. >> the city leaders wrapped up a conference call to coordinate what they say is a major announcement tomorrow. a spokesperson says the public deserves a strong and fast reaction to the violence on friday. that conference call wrapped up and shots were fired in this neighborhood. as police collected clues from the latest shoo
a few, but highs look at oakland 62 and 62 in pacifica, here is sal. >>> traffic is looking well around the bay area, we are looking at 24 westbound and it looks good driving to the caldecott tunnel. 101 looks good approaching the 880 split. let's go back to the desk. >>> point information about san francisco restaurants -- important information about san francisco's restaurant here is more on the city's move to make restaurants healthy. >> reporter: starting today you will be able to figure out the public health standards and it is all part of the mayor's initiative to make government information easy to access. he hopes he will make it easily citywide. he will be at a conference where he serves as chairman and innovation. the chairman worked with the engineering team to create standards that other city sites and others can use as well. you can see how customers rate it but you can't find out how it is rated by the health department. live from san francisco, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in overnight news, just hours ago the agency announced the boeing 747 dreamliner jets due to saf
weather has returned to the bay area and late this afternoon in downtown oakland, this is what it looked like. mark tamayo is here with a look at where the rain is falling at this moment. mark? >> jana, the first rain of 2013, and the rainfall has been picking up over the past couple of hours across parts of the bay area. live storm tracker 2 shows you the current pattern. there's a live doppler sweep showing you the rainfall out there. up towards santa rosa, parts of the north bay, steady to moderate to heavy rain, especially with darker shades of green towards santa rosa and moving into parts of napa county as well, around glenn ellen, sonoma. closer to san francisco and oakland, the rainfall rates have been picking up here, especially across the bay bridge. challenge driving across the bay bridge right now. toward the inlet east bay, concord, danville, danville area, rainfall has been picking up out toward oakland and lafayette. and the south bay, san jose reporting light rain, santa cruz mountains around highway 17. rainfall will continue to pick up heading into the evening hours. co
warmer than yesterday. we are on a seasonally warm. oakland climbing to 62 degrees. 64 for santa rosa. low sixties for vallejo livermore, pleasanton 63 in san jose. satellite and radar shows high pressure in control for now over us however, a cold air mass will hit the bay area as we head into tomorrow. not much of moisture associated with the system. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a 30 percent chance of showers. into the rest of the week some sunshine mid-level clout. temperatures in the mid-50s. the potential for more rain as we head into your sun deck. >> that is a look at your extended forecast. in the meantime let's take it to the traffic desk. >> the national weather service institis a dense fog advisory i have not seen any by the chp. here is a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza no problem out of oakland into the city. >> overnight construction on the upper deck shutting down one lane but not producing any slowdowns. >> the san mateo bridge the west bound trip looking good no problems to alert you to. >> south bound 101 t
. upper '30's for santa rosa and navato. 48 in downtown san francisco. 48 in oakland. >> satellite and radar shows high pressure is breaking apart a cold air mass will infiltrates the bay area. we do not have any warm weather in the extended forecast for quite some time. oakland will reach 57. 54 for downtown san francisco. 54 in san mateo. there is potential for rain showers. >> future cast four shows by lunchtime light rain in the north bay. also an increase in cloud cover. 5:00 p.m. your evening commute home scattered showers. light green indicates it is like in nature. not a lot of moisture associated with this. light rain for hayward out in the livermore valley. portions of highway 280 and highway 101. >> no rain of the golden gate or bay bridge. maybe spotty showers by midnight. into tomorrow. >> a lot of moisture stays off shore. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the cold air that will settle in to the bay area. the inland lows several days we will hover in the mid to upper twenties. we have clear skies ahead of a spirit friday in the mornin
here with us. . >>> a surge in violence in oakland has the mayor and police chief talking. we'll tell you why even one city leader wants to declare a state of emergency. >>> it's officially the worst flu season in years. how bay area hospitals are responding to this epidemic. >>> a man sent to the hospital early this morning after a fire breaks out inside this apartment. we'll tell you what his neighbors did to help rescue him. >>> plus, the word came from the white house a short time ago, president obama is about to hold his first new conference of the new year. mornings on 2 begins right now. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >>> good morning. i'm tori campbell. gunfire at a birthday party capped off another violent weekend in oakland. four people were killed, 11 others wounded. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland this morning. she tells us the surge in violence has one city leader calling for a state of emergency. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. the spike in violence did lead to a conference call early saturday morning between the police chie
escaped custody. he was being driven to highland hospital in oakland for a routine appointment. the alameda sheriff's department says at some point during the ride from jail to the hospital, he got out of the leg irons and waist and hand restraints. as soon as he got to the hospital, he took off running. police found his jail clothes. >>> detectives are on the scene of the city's latest homicide. it comes at a critical time when officials have a key deadline in a battle that could end with the feds taking control of the police department. jodi hernandez joins us live in oakland and, jodi, this is exactly what mayor kwan and the chief don't want. >> reporter: i can tell you we, for now, are on the scene of a homicide just on the other side of the park here. homicide investigators are investigating a body. someone called in about 3:00 this afternoon saying there was a body laying in the roadway. mean while, as you mentioned, scenes like that have become all too common here in the city of oakland. but some unprecedented help could be on the way. oakland some side investigators are
we'll have the full forecast in just a minute. >>> the city of oakland is dealing with day of violence as four people were killed in separate shootings yesterday. all within a six-hour period. the most recent happened at around 8:00 last night in the 9400 block of hillside street on the city's east side. a man was found dead inside a home. the other three shootings happened yesterday afternoon spanning from west to east oakland. investigators aren't saying when the shootings are related or if -- saying whether the shootings are related or if there are any arrests. >>> an autopsy will be done on a body found in sonoma county found at the novado disposal service. cbs 5 reporter juliette goodrich and on how investigators believe how the body got there. >> reporter: tonight investigators are trying to determine if the body found here at the novato disposal center was a homicide or an accidental death. workers at the recycling center discovered a man's body this afternoon in a recycling bin. the man's body had some signs of trauma according t
tonight oakland's -- but tonight, oakland's plan to hire him is meeting some resistance. >> reporter: protestors jam oakland city council chambers, irate over this man's words. >> for any city to say they don't do stop and frisk, they don't know what the hell they're talking about. >> reporter: he is the former police #k450e6 of los angeles and -- chief of los angeles and new york, he may be the most voek opponent of stop and frisk. >> any police department in america that tries to function without some form of stop and frisk or whatever terminology they use is doomed to failure. >> reporter: and he's on his way to becoming a highly paid consult apt for the city of oakland. is it safe to say that you are and bill bretton are on the same page when it comes to stop and frisk? >> i think we're saying the same thing. >> reporter: they say it unfairly singles out minorities. >> stop and frisk doesn't work. look at new york city . >> reporter: new york city's program resulted in more than 700,000 stops in 2011, according to the new york times. 85% of those stopped were black or hispanic m
lan, however, that has not yet been voted on. lawmakers continue to tinker witness. >> oakland police are saying very little about the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl. her murder stit's 131 homicide of 2012. she died after being shot yesterday afternoon, walking to the coliseum bart station. she's the 12th person under age 18 to be murdered in oakland this year. the shooter wounded a 14-year-old boy who is expected to survive. detectives haven't said what triggered this shooting. her mother says the young girl was caught in the cross fire and another teen was a target. >> she didn't do nothing to nobody. when people want to go shoot they need to go to iraq, iran and fight if you want to do that. shoot people, innocent people that didn't do nothing to you. >> the death comes squft two weeks after her father died from stomach cancer. >> crosses covering a lawn in san pablo avenue. that memorial grew to 131 crosses this year, one for each person murdered in oakland during 2012. family members of some victims join forward a special memorial service inside of st. clum yurks joining to
a subsequent robbery jones raped the woman. jones was found hide neglect backyard of the home. >> an oakland official says the city has lost control of the streets and believes its time to declare a state of emergency. those words from vice mayor larry reed in the wake of a bloody period on friday. four people were killed, including a teenage boy. police say the shootings are a result of gang shootings. the declaration would give the city funds from the state. >>> police were busy during last night's 49ers playoff game against the packers. 92 people were rejected from the game, another 25 were arrested for public back indication. ofs also arrested two other people on suspicion of auto burglary. another 62 people had to be look at by medical staff at the stadium. police did not provide details of their injuries. the niners play the atlanta falcons next week in atlanta. >> hockey fans celebrated after the san jose sharks began training camp. folks cheered as the men in black took center ice. the players returned to work after team owners and the union agreed on a contract that some people have
overnight power has been restored to thousands of pg&e customers in oakland. pg&e says an under ground explosion and fire at park and mccar there are knocked out power to 5500 homes and businesses. that was about 2:00 this morning. that fire has been put out and power has been fully restored. >>> new developments in the hostage crisis in algeria. the hostage crisis is ongoing and defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. is working to assess what is happening. algerian helicopters stormed a natural gas plant yesterday in an attempt to free dozens of hostages. the hostages include americans and people from at least eight other countries. their fates remain uncertain at this point. there are some reports that hostages escaped but were killed or are then still being held. we're still trying to find out more information. algeria state news reports that 18 militants have been killed. >>> 4:31 is the time right now. oakland mayor jean quan is asking for federal help to combat crime in oakland while in washington, d.c.. she says she is meeting with department of justice to try to bring mor
5. >>> a feud between several gangs has left four people dead in oakland. police say three men and a teenage boy were gunned down over six hours last night. an oakland police spokeswoman says the shootings are linked to specific groups. while police are investigating, no arrests have been made. oakland had 131 homicides last year. so far, there are sixth year. police say four in one day is unusual. >>> and the violence continued today. oakland police say three more people were hit by gunfire. the shootings happened on harr monde avenue near seminary avenue just before 1:00 this afternoon. all three people are expected to survive. no word if they are connected to last night's violence. >>> 68 people were victims of homicide last year. a memorial walk began today at st. anthony's church, continuing through the mission district. participants carried crosses symbolizing each one of those killed. one man who walked had a personal reason for taking part. >> i spent 23 1/2 years incarcerated because i took a person's life. and to -- to hold this
. lower '30's for concord and pleasanton and 41 out in oakland. temperatures right now are very similar to yesterday's. at as they do not know why we do not have a freeze warning or frost advisory in effect. black ice forming is a possibility. you need to scrape your wind chills. >> oakland at 57 degrees today. 53 expected four antioch. fremont at 56. 57 in sunnyvale. the big weather story high pressure in control over the west coast. the rich and is occurring and it is pushing the storm track to our north. we do have a storm developing offshore. this was like its way up. it will not bring any rain to the bay area. the clouds will make it into the forecast. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows mild conditions as we head into the weekend however another storm will drop through. this would actually bring rain. we could see rain drops saturday night stretching into sunday morning. monday however, high-pressure rebuilt over the bay area and it looks like nothing but sunshine. the temperatures could actually climb to the '60s. we will have more on your extended forecast coming
stolen from the oakland museum. thieves broke in on monday, took off with a historic gold box worth more than 80$0,000. museum officials and mayor quan will announce a reward at 9:30 a.m. this is the second time in two months someone broke into the museum. >>> the water is back on at a bay area hospital disrupted by a pipe problem. alta bates medical center in oakland declared a code dry for the building yesterday afternoon halting all water use. surgeries were halted and no water was available anywhere. the problem a plumbing failure. the code dry lasted for more than 4 hours. >>> this morning, vice president joe biden is talking about ways to curb gun violence. he is meeting with victim groups and gun safety organizations. tomorrow he will meet with the national rifle association and other gun owner groups. president obama wants biden to hear about those policy plans by the end of the month e. >>> the obama administration says when american troops pull out of afghanistan at the end of next year, the u.s. could pull out all of them. white house
harrington, cbs 5. >>> other bay area headlines, an oakland teen has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing his adoptive parents last january. 16-year-old moses kamin pleaded guilty to both murders in december. he was charged as an adult in the deaths of 50-year-old the parents. >>> a dublin county shot and wounded this morning on frederiksen lane as the suspect's dad called 911 saying his son was acting strange. >>> in san jose police officers are looking for several suspects in connection with a deadly stabbing. it happened last night outside an apartment complex in the kenwood neighborhood. the victim was in his 30s, stabbed multiple times and died at a hospital. this marks the city's third murder of the year. >>> apple stock continues slumping today. now it is no longer the world's most valuable company. shares dropped 2.4% to close at $439.88. apple started the slide wednesday on a weak earnings report. analysts are concerned that updating old products like iphone won't generate profit like the new products will. exxonmobil is now the
in and around the bay area 35 in oakland. a few degrees cooler here. 32 in livermore. 30 or so in danville where we saw alex just a few moments ago. nevado checking in about 30, below freezing, at the airport 27 degrees reported there. so we have partly cloudy skies, very cold temperatures this morning, if you are going to get out any time soon be prepared for that winter weather and you have frost which weather as well. you may be scraping the wind shield, just had a light radar. you can see the clouds as they continue to pass through. we have the northerly flow that continues. we have been locked in the pattern for a few days and we will continue this way. here is the ridge of high pressure. you can see how the clouds just scoot right down to california, even bringing us a slight chance for rain at times, few spring manies reported in the delta. we will continue that for today but the rain will stay off the coast. we will be partly cloudy, cool, temperatures in the low 50s for the afternoon. that's a few degrees below what we normally get. we will continue with this dry pattern in the northwes
coming our way. not bad for downtown san francisco. oakland, it is our inland areas where we have local dense fog. the national weather service has issued a dense fog advisory for the cortines straight and the delta. drive with caution in those areas. >> we have clouds. temperatures in the '40's and '30's. as we head into the afternoon sunny conditions are warmer conditions. partly cloudy skies as we head into the evening hours. visibility is down to 3 tenths of a mile for napa. 5 mi. for concord. we do have local dense fog currently cloudy conditions for the rest of the bay area. cloud cover will decrease as we head into the afternoon. >> temperatures by 8:00 a.m. the purple on your screen indicates most places in the '40's. it is cold out there. it is not as cold as a couple of days last week. as we put the clock into motion. by 12:00 p.m. start to see some bring something we have not seen in quite some time. some spots climbing into the '60s. 8:00 p.m. the light blue indicates most spots in the '50s. your afternoon highs 64 napa. 50 for vallejo. san mateo at 58 degrees. >> shows warm
and a few 60s and there will be a lot more today, sonoma novato, 62 for santa rosa, 54 antioch, 62 oakland and berkeley and alameda 62 and low 60s, morgan hill, cupertino, same for daily city half-moon bay and 59 in san francisco. fog will be increasing in the valley but the coast and bay will continue to warm up and it looks quiet into the weekend. >>> anybody can now own a piece of solyndra. solyndra owned more than half million and in 2011 is filed for bankruptcy. most of the equipment was auctioned off and in santa clara they scooped up many of the tube shaped modules scooped up for $10 each. >>> many have to finds ways to get to school. the union is worried drivers could lose their jobs. more than 150,000 students are affected by the strikes including 5 4,000 children with special needs. >>> gary coleman died this week in his bay area home town. >> the fact is i adopted willis and arnold. >> his name was comrade. he adopted two young african- american brothers and one of the top stars say it is one of the most heart wrenching days of his life. it was a family show that tackled social
with a developing story. >> pam: developing news tonight at eight o-clock. firefighters in oakland are mopping up a fire that raged through a vacant victorian style home. this is video from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c-7 news. the fire broke out at the home on harrison street near interstate 880 just before 5-30 tonight. the flames furiously burned for an hour and a half. kron-4's scott rates has been on the scene all night. and joins us now with the latest. scott? >> reporter: pam, i just spoke with the battalion chief. they are treating this as a suspicious fire. let me show you what is left of 621 harrison the firefighters are still making sure that everything else is out. this is what it looked like with our helicopter partnership from abc seven. flames were shooting out of this home they had to work quickly before it spread to any other homes. antiphon i have learned tonight that the homo was vacant. when firefighters are right to they found something interesting. it was on the roof of a home right next door. >> when we are right on the scene. this building they called and told the
ers fans are pouring into atlanta for tomorrow's championship game. >> oakland and california have these very strong gun-control laws, but i still have teenagers with ak-47's on the street. >> california leaders gathered in washington, and tonight they're talking gun control. a live report from d.c. after the break. >>> good evening, everybody. mavericks. it's a green light for sunday. we've got that forecast. plus rain, when it returns to the bay area. the details with the pinpoint forecast as eyewitness news continues. during sleep train's huge year end clearance sale, get beautyrest, posturepedic even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. plus, get free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. and through monday, get 3 years interest-free financing on selected models. but hurry, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service best selection lowest price guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ the *public* swearing in is monday.
and frost advisory for much of the area. >> bomb shell from oakland police. department knows exactly who is terrorizing their city. now what they plan to do abo alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >> he is setting himself up for even more trouble than he has already been in. he's in loads of trouble now. >>reporter: 2 years ago lance armstrong received a hero welcome on oprah. today he submitted to a much tough theer audience. >> lance main concern writ now is that he stops the him ra ranking to his name business brand and for that matter to his legacy. >> big time damage control. good evening i'm dan ashley. after more than a decade of fierce denial champion cyclist lance armstrong now back peddling. he reportedly confessed to oprah today t
support of stop and frisk techniques aren't what oakland needs. >> oakland has rejected all of these brands of policing that he's famous for already. we rejected gang injunctions and curfews. >> bill bratton is one of the most prolific and profound policing minds in the country and we're fortunate to have him come here and help us understand the dynamics of oakland. >> reporter: oakland's police chief is pushing hard to get bratton with the city's crime rate climbing, he says he needs all the help he can get. >> what happened over this weekend in oakland is a clear sign to us -- >> reporter: earlier today the city council finance committee approved more than $5 million in help including money to hire 21 civilian police technicians and funds for ten sheriff's deputies to hit the streets of oakland for up to six months. >> it's not just whether we say we care about fighting crime. it's whether we are actually funding enough personnel so that you have the boots on the ground to respond to 911 calls. >> reporter: again, demonstrators are inside city hall right now as we speak up
up at 5-30. but first - oakland's murder rate tops 130. tonight we're learning more about the most recent. a 15-year-old gunned down while walking down the street. and homicides spiking in the bay area's biggest city - san jose. the city recording it's 46th murder just hours ago. those stories - after the break. if sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you. - thank you. gracias por su ayuda. thank you. >>> the homicide rate in oakland keeps rising and tonight the person who killed a 15 year old girl is still on the lose. that girl was killed as she walked with others in a group near the oakland coliseum sunday afternoon. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story and joins us with new information. >> the 15 year-old has been identified. just hours
to the recycling center and a recycling truck. they say there are no obvious signs of trauma. >> meanwhile, oakland police conducted several raids on friday in an effort to crack down on the city's crime wave. oakland has suffered an escalating problem with violence including the homicide that you see here. a woman in a man were shot is that went through a drive-through restaurant. police launched operation cease-fire is to try to stem the violence. in the raid, police say, that they detained six people and confiscated guns and other evidence. >> we have kept our promise and we want people to know that when they commit crimes we will do whatever is and our authority to come after you. we do want to make sure that the violence in scary it as you know a lot of our violent offenders are repeat offenders. we like to put an end to this. the community deserves this, and they have asked for it. they are working with the police to make sure that this does not keep happening. our come in the members want to address this violence. >> it is unclear how many will be arrested in raids but they stated that these
is ahead. but first tonight -- breaking news out of oakland. an 8-year-old child shot on 65-th avenue, near bancroft. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc-7 news. -- kron4's reggie kumar is live at police headquarters tonight -- reggie, what do we know? >> reporter: this girl was the unintended target. she was standing on the corner when a vehicle drove off with several individuals inside and opened fire at another vehicle. the girl was hit in the crossfire. this was a classic drive-by shooting she was caught in the crossfire. she was hit in the left lake. she is expected to survive she was hit the left-wide. she is right now, at the oakland hospital. she was hit in the left leg. reggie kumar, kron 4. developing right now. police analyzing video of a dangerous freeway stunt. more on investigation ahead. and we'll hear from a witness. but first, charles clifford gives us a closer look at the dramatic scene. >> reporter: this sideshow happened on saturday afternoon in the northbound lanes of 880, maybe half a mile south of the oakland coliseum. now we've found two video clip
some help tackling this problem. what will it take to stop violence in oakland? only two weeks into the new year that are have already been 6 homicides. friday alone four were shot and killed and 11 more shootings over the weekend. the latest victims are just teenagers. the violence in the city is out of control and officials want a state of emergency. >> i think a state of emergency and also to call outreach out to over law enforcement, if it's the u.s. marshals, sheriff's, state police, that's what oakland needs to immediately to be able to deal with this crime. >> reporter: violent crime is up 23% in oakland. last year there were 131 homicides, the most in six years. police say the majority of the most recent violence is between feuding groups retaliating against one another using guns. witnesses to a shooting last night on seminary drive said they heard the sound of high- powered weapons. >> heard about 6 to 12 shots, they were loud. they seemed close. >> reporter: people who live and work in oakland have had enough and want a plan of ac
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